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World Biodiversity Day 2022: Nature Conservation Campaigner calls for valourisation of ecosystems, species

By Bakah Derick  A Bamenda based Nature Conservation Campaigner has express the wish for everyone to valourise species and ecosystems in an effort to protect biodiversity. Wirsiy Emmanuel Binyuy, Environmentalist and Director of Cameroon Gender and Environment Watch (CAMGEW) was speaking to on Monday 23 May 2022 a day after the observance of the International Day for Biological Diversity.  Observed with the slogan “Building a shared future for all life”, world Biodiversity Day according to Wirsiy Emmanuel concerns everyone.  Picture courtesy CAMGEW Facebook page  "It is a reminder to us all to know that all species and ecosystems matter. The world genetic resources is a gift from nature to us. The various species, ecosystems and genetic resources are also needed by future generation and so we have the obligation to use it and hand it to them in a healthy state." He said  The Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) explai

Save the Crown: Dzengoko Fon cautions colleagues on partisan politics

By Shey Godbless  The Fon  Dzengoko village Wum in Menchum Division has called on his peer traditional rulers to remain politically non-partisan and maintain traditional values as they go about leading their different Fondoms and villages.  Fon Inap Mbibong Dzengoko village Wum His Royal Highness Fon Inap Mbibong made the call on Sunday May 22, 2022, while on a courtesy visit to Son's and Daughters of Bui division resident in Bamenda. According to him, partisan politics should not be for traditional rulers since Fons and the palaces engulfed everyone be them the poor, wretched,  rich, dull or intelligent. Taking sides in politics according to him is tantamount to siding with one party against another. The monarch stressed that everybody has a position in the palace and by  staying out of partisan politics, the Fons will be build a society of happiness and harmony. To Fon Inap Mbibong, it will be meaningless if one was Fon without the people, for the people m

North West-Cameroon: Close to 16.000 pupils defy Security, transportation difficulties to write Common Entrance

By Bakah Derick   The North West Regional Delegation for Basic Education has revealed  that 15 797 candidates have effectively written the 2022 government common entrance examination in the region.  Armed soldier guarding examination center  According to a release which got a copy, the close to 16000 pupils sat for the examination in 255 operational centers for this years session on Tuesday 17 May.  Though some of the operational centers did not register candidates for the common entrance according to the release, the preliminary report on the examination conduct reveals that the region has a total of 281 centers emplying that at least 26 are not operational.  Indicating that enough security dispositions where taken to ensure hitch free examinations, the regional Delegate for elementary schools Wilfred Wambeng say not fewer than 284 candidates were absent putting the number of registered pupils at 16, 081.  Parents had to accompany their ch

AFCON 2021: Group E underdogs Sierra Leone begin in style against giants Algeria

By Bakah Derick  All two opening matches for group E teams in the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations campaign (AFCON) 2021 based in Douala have opened their tournament participation with draws.  Considered underdogs, Sierra Leone began by surprisingly holding reigning champions Algeria to a virgin draw.  The draw almost singled handedly fought for my goalkeeper Mohammed Kamara has been described as a major upset. The Leone Stars are returning to the tournament after 26years of absence.  The Desert Foxes will face Equatorial Guinea in their next game on Sunday 16 January 2022. 

AFCON 2021: Nigeria holds down Moh Sallah's Egypt

By Bakah Derick  The super eagles have opened their Africa Cup of Nations (2021) account with an emphatic victory against the Pharoahs.  Full of spectacle and determination as expected, Nigeria made use of an appropriate to break the deadlock just the fisrt half break.  Iheanacho Kelechi's left foot volley put Nigeria up at the 30 minute.  Though possession, passes and pass accuracy went the way of Mohammed Sallah and team mates, Nigeria got the essential three points of the fixture.  The goal scorer will also emerge man of the match.  With three titles won from all their Africa Cup of Nations campaigns, the super eagles were able to over Egypt with seven titles being highest in the competition. The second game in Garoua, ended in a virgin draw between Sudan and Guinea Bissau as Sudanese goalkeeper emerged man of the man following a spectacular penalty save.  The eagles will face Sudan on Saturday 15 January 2022 in Garoua while Egypt